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CBS
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
the traditional truths to the inauguration, can president obama hope for a new term. let's talk with debbie wassermann schultz. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> congresswoman, let me ask you. we heard from the republicans on extending the debt ceiling for at least a three-month period. is this any signs of hope in terms of cooperation or more maneuvering? >> i think this unfortunately more a sign that republicans realize it was horribly damaging to them to continue to jeopardize the full faith and credit of the united states. now, it still does that because they are really perpetrating colossal uncertainty by proposing only to extend the debt ceiling increase by three months. i mean in a fragile recovery like the one we have we need to have certainty, we need to pay our bills, and we need to send president obama a clean debt ceiling increase. >> you also will need to have a budget in place in order to come to that debt ceiling debate as the republicans have laid it out at this point and you're also going to be dealing with the deficit and all of the other issues. so are you
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
talking to someone close to president obama about this speech, they started -- their description of it is well, he won't say that he won, but when you start a description that way, although it will be about coming together and what a divided washington can do on these big problems, inside this speech there will be an argument for the values he fought for during the campaign. this is not a speech that's specific, paired with the save the union. the specifics will be in that. this is about themes. but in it, the president will be making a case for what he won. this is part of his new ton in the second part of his -- his second administration which is a more aggressive tone. and in dealing with congress one final note. it's not so much that he doesn't think schmoozing will work because they're not nice people. he just thinks that a deal made with republicans in congress in the house specifically will not get through the house. and that he has to be more aggressive because only aggression will get deals made. >> john, thank you very much. this is a live shot of the entrance to the west win
CBS
Jan 15, 2013 4:00am PST
news. >> and oprah winfrey will talk about her interview with armstrong coming up later on "cbs this morning." >>> today vice president biden will formally hand over recommendations from his gun control task force to president obama. the president will likely unveil his plan to reduce gun violence as early as tomorrow. meanwhile, new york state is expected to pass the most restrictive gun law in the nation later today. it includes tighter restrictions on assault weapons and ammunition. susan mcginnis is in washington this morning with more. good to see you. good morning. >> reporter: terrell, good morning. the president facing a lot of opposition here on capitol hill is now looking at 19 steps he can take to curb gun violence with no congressional approval. the white house believes that acting fast gives it the best chance of success with the wounds from the connecticut school shooting still so wide open. meanwhile, parents of the children killed there are coming together. president obama says he's putting together his plan to reduce gun violence. >> members of congress i think
CBS
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
news conference yesterday president obama talked about gun control and the national debt. major garrett is at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. the president says he wants the gun debate to rise above politics. that's virtually impossible and there are constitutional questions regarding gun control no lawmaker can ignore. for some parts the president's gun violence agenda which he'll discuss with the vice president in a couple of hours the president is looking at executive powers that do not require congressional consent. vice president biden told house democrats there were more than a dozen ways president obama could circumvent congress among the ideas, beefing up federal data collection on criminals with guns and the health care toll of gun violence. >> there are some steps that we can take that don't require legislation and that are within my authority as president. >> reporter: as parents of the children killed in newtown pleaded for new steps to reduce gun violence mr. obama conceded congress may reject his call to reinstate the as
CBS
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> and president obama being sworn in this year on martin luther king day, the significance of that? >> a lot of tremendous symbolism here. first of all he's using martin luther king's bible and the lincoln bible. we're talking about lincoln with the movie. this is the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. there is a monument to dr. king. 50 years after "i have a dream" there is a memorial to this man. this story of race slavery, civil rights and involvement in our history is so important. i think it's really significant to have all these symbols together on this very significant day. >> president barack obama is the 44th american president. we have had 20 two-term presidents. how have two-term presidents fathered? >> recently not so well if we think about recent controversies, they tend to come in the second term. i don't know if that's just a coincidence. bill clinton's impeachment, of course. george bush had a lot of his presidency starting to unravel in the second term. richard nixon, watergate in the second term. for ronald reagan iran contra. it may be that peopl
CBS
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
. talk quickly turned to the president's tough new gun- control proposal. hours before president obama's official swearing in, california's political heavyweights rubbed elbows in washington, d.c. and talk turned to sweeping new gun- control proposals the president has outlined. >> the american people want gun violence prevention to take place. the president says he will give it his all to make that happen. i don't know what further motivation we could have than what happened in newtown. >> reporter: a recent poll shows that in the aftermath of newtown, more than half of americans support new gun control. we found oakland mayor jean quan here. vice president joe biden urged mayors to act now on gun control. >> oakland and california have these very strong gun-control laws, but i still have teenagers with ak-47's on the streets of oakland, because they can come in by mail. so we really have to have a national law that requires at least id checks and criminal background checks. >> reporter: quan is lobbying for the hiring of former los angeles police chief bratton in oakland. bratton, an o
CBS
Jan 16, 2013 5:30pm PST
discussion. people have to talk about it. >> pelley: one weapon mr. obama wants banned is the military- style ar-15 semiautomatic rifle. the ar-15 was used in newtown, in the colorado movie theater massacre, and in that mall shooting in october. in all three shootings, the guns were equipped with high-capacity ammunition magazines holding between 30 and 100 rounds. the national rifle association was consulted by the vice president's panel, but today the n.r.a. described its opposition to this new plan as the "fight of the century." bill plante sat down today with the president of the n.r.a., david keene. >> reporter: you're against the ban on these so-called assault weapons because you don't believe that they're used in that many crimes. >> well, they're not. they're not used in very many crimes, and all the statistics show that. anybody who dies from any reason at the hands of a criminal or somebody who is insane-- or in an accident, for that matter-- is a tragedy. nobody is saying it isn't. but what i am saying is, banning these firearms is not going to accomplish very much. >> repor
CBS
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
know what they are talking about. >> a lawman pitches a crime- fighting tactic for oakland. >> you don't stop random people down the street. >> president obama is expected to unveil his plans to reduce gun violence in the coming days. >> if there is a step we can take that will save even one child from what happened in newtown, we should take that step. >> lance armstrong comes clean to the queen of tv. >>> it was surprising to me. we were mesmerized and riveted by some of his answers. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >>> good morning. it's tuesday january 15. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 6:31. we begin with a suspicious fire hitting the waterfront in crockett early this morning. it's going to be burning for a while on a pier in the carquinez strait. elissa harrington is in crockett where the fire hit a building that burned a couple of years ago. >> reporter: good morning. this fire started burning around 3:45 this morni
CBS
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
changed the way i think about business. >> let's talk about obama care. it's to cover all health care employees. you have compared that to fascism. why? >> i thank was a bad choice of words on my part. i regret that. >> do you really? >> yes. >> first socialism, then fascism. what is it now? >> it has a socialism like a dictate orship. know e we no longer have free enterprise capitalism in health care. it's not a system any longer where people are able to innovate not based on voluntary exchange. the government is directing it. we need a new word for it. >> i'm less concerned about the word but why are you so opposed. why did you use a word like that? >> i'm a businessman, a capitalist. i believe in the free market. i believe in letting people voluntarily exchange with each other for gain. >> here's an interests quote from a new yorker profile of you. the man who has done as much as anyone to bring the natural food movement into the mainstream is also a vocal libertarian, orthodox free market and an add miezier or milton and reagan. that expresses your political philosophy? >> i am a
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 8:30am PST
who says they like you." you talk to senators and congress mep as you know, and they feel barack obama doesn't like them or is at least indifferent to them. and so you have all of these conflicts in negotiations, and they end-- look, the president has the upper hand now and will for some time, but you know-- condi rice knows so well-- any negotiation you need to leave the opponent with their dignity. and their-- and the president's going out aed sticking his finger in their eye. >> well, you know, dee dee it even goes beyond that, what bob says that republicans feel like the president doesn't like them. you hear some people say he-- he really doesn't like the whole process. he didn't like kind of getting his hands dirty with negotiations and stuff. he likes to look at it in a more abstract way. is that true? >> well, it certainly-- you know he's a politician who doesn't love politics. it's not sure he likes the art of politics and that's a problem >> how you can be a good politician if you don't like politics? >> i think it's created challenges for him. he hasn't built relationsh
CBS
Jan 14, 2013 12:00pm PST
. we'll talk about that coming up. >> thank you. >>> the house is back in session today and president obama wasting no time this morning making it very clear to lawmakers what he expects in the coming days. danielle nottingham has more from the white house. >> reporter: it was the president's last news conference of his first term and he made his position clear, he will not negotiate with congress over raising the debt limit. president obama is calling on congress to raise the government's borrowing limit. >> raising the debt ceiling does not authorize us to spend more. all it does is say that america will pay its bills. and we are not a deadbeat nation. >> reporter: without a deal, the government could run out of money to pay its bills by late february or early march. but republican leaders are demanding significant spending cuts in exchange for any agreement to raise the debt ceiling. in a statement, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell says the debted limit is the time to get on reducing spending. gun control is also an issue. >> responsible gun owners, people who have a gun for
CBS
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
doping.llegal doping. oprah win tri talks about her interview, and we'll talk to one of armstrong's closest teammates. would there have been a lance armstrong without doping? one state moves with lightning speed on gun control as president obama prepares his own plan. reports from chip reid and major garrett. today's report on climate tells us how the world is changing. bill whitaker reports from california. liz palmer from london. and a school takes drastic action to save its students from obesity. seth doane with the kids and the cure. >> when i was nine, it just kind of hit me smack in the face, "oh, i'm going to die." captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening.
CBS
Jan 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
. obama said if congress does not act he can achieve some of these goal us there executive order. but, scott, the only area the president talked about that wasso improved tracing at the federal level of guns sold to or stolen by criminals. maj >> pelley: major, thank you, the government could hit itst borrowing limit again as soon as mid-february. earlier, at that white house news conference, the president called on congress to raise the debt ceiling so the country can pay its bills. >> we have to do something sensible and we shouldn't be doing this on a one to three- month time frame. why would we do that? this is the united states ofajor america, major.in we can't manage our affairs in our such a way that we pay our bills and provide certainty in terms of how we pay our bills. i don't think anybody would consider my position unreasonable here. >> pelley: speaker john boehner said the republican-controlled house will pass what he called "responsible legislation." but he said the american people do not support raising the debt ceiling without cutting government spending. we have
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am PST
ocean lying west of hawaii. >> he talked about the various islands and where we had been. that's the role of a persuader is to bring the country along with him. >> reporter: but for president barack obama on the eve of his second term, time may be running out. >> we re-elect a president for four more years but in truth he only gets about a year to 18 months before his effectiveness begins to fade and the jockeying for a successor. so that's about all the time he has to do those last big things that will define a legacy. for this president his second term agenda means not just winning over the country... >> most people who know me know i'm a pretty frenly guy. >> reporter: ... but also his opponents. the first president who understood inside the belt way persuasion was thomas jefferson who faced politics as polarized as any today. >> he believed, i think rightly that it is harder to say no to someone when you know them >> reporter: john meacham's latest book is thomas jefferson the art of power. >> the lesson for president obama from thomas jefferson is to use the dinner table. just b
CBS
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
dream, of course, talked about the day when america, they would reach a sense of equality and of course the election of president obama, the nation's first african american president that has to be seen as the ultimate political expression of that equality. reporting live in washington, i'm randall pinkston -- pinkston, back to you. >> how will it differ from four years ago? >> reporter: well first of all it will be a ceremonial inauguration, not the official inauguration as we have mentioned earlier on the actual date of the inauguration. it has to be on january 20. that's a sunday. the public wants to witness it themselves. it will be a second ceremonial inauguration on monday that people, they will be able to attend. >> all right, live for us in washington, enjoy the festivities, randall. >>> around here a lot warmer than what he is experiencing there in d.c. and sunny skies this weekend. >> yeah, i was there for the inauguration four years ago. >> you were in >> it was freezing. i thought it was sunny, but freezing. >> makes us feel lucky. >> yeah, kind of like the temperatur
CBS
Jan 15, 2013 5:00am PST
don't do stop and frisk, i'm sorry, they don't know what the hell they're talking about. >> a legendary lawma pitch a crime-fighting tactic in oakland. >> president obama is expected to unveil his plan to reduce gun violence in the coming days. >> if there is a step we can take that will save even one child from what happened in newtown, we should take that step. >> lance armstrong comes clean to the queen of tv. >> it was surprising to me. we were mesmerized and riveted by some of list answers. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald and i'm frank mallic >>> good morning. it's tuesday, january 15. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:30 now on this tuesday. we have some breaking news. a suspicious fire is burning at a pier near the carquinez bridge and it could be burning for a while. i guess liz it's tough to get to, right? >> sounds like it's urged under the pier in crockett at the waterfront. jackson and loring it is on city streets
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